otocyst

noun oto·cyst \ ˈō-tə-ˌsist \

Definition of otocyst

: a fluid-containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith : statocyst

otocystic

play \ˌō-tə-ˈsi-stik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of otocyst

International Scientific Vocabulary; from its probable auditory function


Medical Dictionary

otocyst

noun oto·cyst \ ˈōt-ə-ˌsist \

medical Definition of otocyst

1 : a fluid-containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith

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